Vanguard Community Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia A. Bialek, CFM, AMS, CMCA as president and CEO. Bailek is responsible for the oversight of Vanguard’s entire Chicago suburban portfolio, which consists of more than 260 community associations and a staff of 85 employees.
“The appointment of Pat Bialek as Vanguard’s President and CEO will greatly benefit its communities and homeowners,” says Craig Koss, Associa Regional Vice President. “Pat is a seasoned professional with proven success in community management. Her integrity, work ethic, commitment to success and focus on establishing quality customer service will serve both our clients and our company well.”
Prior to joining Vanguard, Bialek was the Senior Vice President of Legum and Norman Midwest, another Associa company, located in Chicago. Her long career in property management has afforded her the opportunity to manage not only condominium and homeowner association properties but commercial, retail, industrial and apartment communities in twenty-eight states.
Bialek has been an active member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), ACTHA and the Institute of Real Estate Management. She is an Illinois Real Estate Broker and holds the designation of Certified Financial Manager (CFM) from the National Center for Housing Management, designation of Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and Association Management Specialist (AMS).